Organizational Behavior Quiz#4, MCQs

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  1. 1)

    Characteristics such as age, gender and marital status are known as_______________

    • A) Psychographic characteristics
    • B) Biographical characteristics
    • C) Geographical characteristics
    • D) Behavioral characteristics

  2. 2)

    Achievements, Honesty, Fairness and Concern for other are related with _________Values

    • A) Personal
    • B) Work
    • C) Instrumental
    • D) Terminal

  3. 3)

    Which of the following is NOT an important issue relating to goal-setting theory?

    • A) Goal specificity
    • B) Equity among co-workers
    • C) Feedback
    • D) Defining the goal

  4. 4)

    What sort of goals does Management By Objectives (MBO) emphasize?

    • A) Tangible, verifiable and measurable
    • B) Achievable, controllable and profitable
    • C) Challenging, emotional and constructive
    • D) Hierarchical, attainable and effective

  5. 5)

    As a manager, one of Ali’s duties is to present awards to outstanding employees within his department. Which Mintzberg managerial role is Ali performing, when he does this?

    • A) Leadership role
    • B) Monitor role
    • C) Figurehead role
    • D) Spokesperson role

  6. 6)

    Which of the following is NOT one of Hofstede’s five dimensions of national culture?

    • A) Power distance
    • B) Future orientation
    • C) Uncertainty avoidance
    • D) Flexibility versus rigidity

  7. 7)

    Biological Characteristics included the following EXCEPT:

    • A) Marital Status
    • B) Gender
    • C) Color
    • D) Length of service

  8. 8)

    Which of the following statements is true?

    • A) Older employees have lower rates of avoidable absence than younger workers
    • B) Older employees are more likely to quit their job than younger workers
    • C) Older employees are perceived to be more flexible than younger workers
    • D) Older employees generally have lower productivity than younger workers

  9. 9)

    _______________ creates problem for employees when their job requires to display emotions incompatible with their actual feelings

    • A) Emotional Labor
    • B) Stress
    • C) Depression
    • D) Anxiety

  10. 10)

    Eliminating any reinforcement that is maintaining an unwanted behavior is called:

    • A) Extinction
    • B) Punishment
    • C) Negative reinforcement
    • D) Positive reinforcement